Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - Education General (May' 2015)

Course: 201
(Educational Psychology)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32/24
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. (a) Fill up the gaps:
  1. ____ was the pioneer of behaviorism. 1
  2. Gang loyalty is one of the characteristics of ____. 1
  3. Learning is a judicious ____. 1
  4. The instinct of food-seeking is associated with the emotion of ____. 1
(b) Who said the following statements?
  1. “Adolescence period is storm and stresses of life.” 1
  2. “Before teaching John Latin, a teacher should know both Johan as well as Latin.” 1
  3. “Memory is an ideal revival of past experience.” 1
  4. “An interest is disposition in its dynamic aspects.” 1
2. What is retroactive inhibition? 2
3. Mention any two methods of modification of instincts. 2
4. Write short notes on: 4x4=16
  1. Gestaltism.
  2. Fantasy /Or Gifted children.
  3. Characteristics of child attention.
  4. Introvert personality.
5. What is Educational Psychology? How is the study of Educational Psychology helpful to a teacher? 4+6=10
What is psychoanalysis? Explain the contribution of psychoanalysis to education. 4+6=10
6. What are the major laws of learning? How can these laws be applied in the classroom? 3+4=7
7. What is meant by infancy? Write about the physical and emotional development of infancy. 3+6+5=14
8. What is personality? Discuss the different types of personality. 3+6=9
9. What is meant by mental hygiene? Discuss the symptoms of a mentally healthy person. 3+3=6

10. Who are considered as slow learners or backward children? What are the characteristics of slow learners? 2+4=6